The Face of It

By R. F. Langley

Visual paintings, French movie, Shakespeare, common historical past, and climate are all placed lower than a special microscope during this collection of poems. initially dependent upon a sequence of computing device observations, the poems—presented in a past due modernist style—range in topic from Palladian structure to Rauschenberg’s pop paintings, from Bresson’s cinematography to Bottom’s dream. Demonstrating a nostalgic affection for rural English and ecu landscapes, those poems discover shock and fact within the such a lot usual of moments.

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Marram shoves its stems via silica and an unidentified spider begins to bite his gloves. Now the following he's, cream spots on cinnamon. His camouflage first turns into his common cloth cabinet, then – Voilà! He’s ablaze with all his badges! good-looking patches double on his stomach. you notice the experience of this, in comparison with the mad quarrels within the mixture of flints. Bunch or run, no matter what he does is excellently performed. gem stones could be identified and numbered within the move of the secretary’s watch. You rip so that you can fit. A nib makes prospers with an emphatic scratch. the place not anything stricken any extra, draught boils a cobweb. Forgotten by means of the area, ordinary modern bits blow around, hang around, shake up. As prepared as mustard each seed spits on his neaf. There turns out to be no restrict to the volume of existence it will be reliable to have, simply fingering the thickness of a leaf. So what if there are relatively no grand narratives? electrical peaseblossom flutters in the surf on autumn nights. Your rapier can nonetheless spear the eel. it may decide off this actual caterpillar with a flick. Your mind unearths a lot to amuse it in a bush. You’re the simplest pal of a naturalist who hugged himself, anticipating it to be a endure. Stand again. provide it an opportunity to growl, whether it is there. The gull glows. nightfall adjusts its gray to that. Pit pat. There needs to be large commotion whilst you contact shocks of grass. 8 eyes. Brightest the golden pair. A clink of chitin as 8 knees just a little clench. This heartbeat beneath this cardiac mark, like a tender pulsation in a trench. It creaks within the thicket. Come fast! The room is filled with them, as large as birds! the nice mounsieurs in white neckties and with their wings as floppy as a melancholic’s hat. They hood and wink until eventually they ultimately clip the little price ticket that is shivering in the muscle of your cheek. Don’t be dismayed. It’s 9 o’clock. Lay the entire stuff you've got amassed on the mat. count number the rating. Do the task slowly. Do it good. color them in. either flick and flack. Maroon. Brown. Ivory black. as soon as you’ve received begun, many of the men will cease their flap to calm down jointly around the girl at the bell. O Peter Quince, it’s now not knavery in any respect! Cool as a lemonade. The handy position. simply as you stated sooner than. nonetheless existence with Wineglass A wineglass of water on the windowsill the place it is going to capture the sunshine. Now be quiet whereas i believe. And groan. And blink. i'm apprehensive in regards to the wineglass. It’s a professional at staying unsleeping. How can it ever shut its eyes? It’s too stable a defence opposed to an effortless sleep lower than the bushes. The wineglass stands speedy in a gale of sun, the place there's one undamaged thistle seed stuck on its rim, relocating its lengthy filaments via blue to orange, slowly exploring the fantastic furnishings. outdated Harry has opened that package deal back. Oh good. Tuck up your golden sleeves. Fetch out the white gloves. We’ll move all the way through the thistle seeds until we discover Jenny. The finch’s mom advised him approximately teasels. He consults them day-by-day with fierce resignation.

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